Black Panther: More Than Just a Movie

Some people are still taken a back by the huge buzz behind the silver screen debute of Black Panther and the excitement that it has been generating in the black community. 1stly its because its not his debute. Being stone cold ninjas and artistic wizards of the highest order, Marvel Films sauvely snuck His Highness,…

A Tribute To Chester Bennington & Linkin Park

As I sit here, on the eve of my birthday, I am confronted with my mortality as I continue to process the loss of someone I never met, but yet has always been part of and played a huge part in my life. On the 20th of July 2017, we lost one of the most…

Noah: Darren Aronofsky & The Legend Of The Fallen

In 2014 director Darren Aronofsky (Requiem For A Dream; The Fountain; The Wrestler; Black Swan; The Fighter) presented us with the film Noah, which was his take on the Christian/Jewish origin story from The Bible & The Torah. Now Darren was raised jewish so there are no real philosophical issues with his eligibility to present…

Casting: MacGyver

“There is nothing new under the sun.” Everything “new” has already been done, hence there is nothing new under the sun. This sentiment can translate most definitely to our current film & TV menu. We have varied retakes, re-imaginings & remakes of movies & series. There is really nothing new under the sun. It is…

Bleach & Ichigo’s True Bankai

Today we are talking manga & anime, specifically we are going to discuss one of my favourite manga/anime of all time: Bleach! Created by Tite Kubo.   What is it about… For those of you who aren’t aware, Bleach is about a young guy named Kurusaki Ichigo (the last name comes 1st in Japanese naming)…

The Dark Is Rising

These are a couple poems from Susan Coopers: The Dark Is Rising series. The story is one of my favorites & these poems have inspired the way I am using poetry in the book I have under pen (see The Vision Of The Dragon King). She seems to employ the poetry to add both mystique…

Dear Muggle Born Padawans

Did you know Spiderman, X-men, Daredevil & The Fantastic 4 where not being made by Marvel? Or did you know they are back in Marvels hands and Spiderman is slated to FINALLY join Tony & Cap & Thor & Hulk et al in Cap 3 next year? Flipping hell! And Wolverine is an Avenger so…

Action!

“After thinking long & hard about it… I have decided they must pay. All of them. Everyone. The ones involved must pay. There is a line you can’t cross & they crossed it. There is a time for forgiveness & I passed it. And the doors to the demon will unlock & the tremors will…